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100 Haitian gourdes for one U.S. dollar, Haiti's worst nightmare is now a reality

The Haitian Gourde vs The US Dollar Haitians have long feared that one day you will need 100 gourdes for one U.S. dollar. Haitian newspaper Le Nouveliste reported thaf it is now so. You need 100 Haitian gourdes for one U.S. dollar. more »

My Haitian mother gives me all kinds of things to drink to protect me from Coronavirus LOL

I am spending some time with my mother during this coronavirus covid-19 pandemic and everytime I get home my mom hands me a little cup with some funky drink in it: "Here, drink this!" She says. more »

Haiti airport employees will only be paid half their salary due to COVID-19 lockdown

Toussaint Louverture International Airport, Port-au-Prince, Haiti Due to major shutdowns and air traffic to a half, the Haitian Airport Authority (AAN) is cutting the salaries of airport employees by a half in order to keep the employees with an income. more »

Haitian-American Spring Valley Pastor holds mother's funeral on Social Media with church closed due to Coronavirus

Pastor Nathaniel Demosthene - First Timothy Christian Church Spring Valley When the mother of Spring Valley's First Timothee Christian Church Haitian-American pastor Nathaniel Demosthene passed away in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic, everyone member the church wanted to attend the funeral. So the good pastor decided to hold a virtual funeral for his mother so his assembly could attend while practicing social distancing. more »

Authorities shut down a church service in Hinche Haiti Sunday for gathering an assembly amid coronavirus scare

Premiere Eglise Evangelique Baptiste de Hinche With the potential danger in spreading Coronavirus in Haiti, a church in the city of Hinche decided to gather its assembly in the name of the Lord. Haitian authorities went in and stop the service. more »

Confirmed cases of coronavirus in Haiti rise up to 15

Haiti Medical Alert There are now 15 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Haiti according to the latest government news released to the media. more »

Doctor in Haiti released unharmed after being kidnapped

Dr Jerry Bitar, one of the leading doctors at Hopital Bernard Mevs in Haiti Bernard Mevs hospital doctor Jerry Bitar was released unharmed Friday night after he was kidnapped in Haiti. more »

COVID-19 / Economy : Haitian taxi drivers in New York complain they cannot make money because of coronavirus

Haitian Taxi Cab in Spring Valley New York There are many Haitians in New York who earned their living driving taxicabs. These days, Haitian cab drivers are struggling to make money because of the Coronavirus outbreak ravaging the state. more »

Haitian doctor kidnapped, Bernard Mevs Hospital workers shut down the hospital

Dr Jerry Bitar, one of the leading doctors at Hopital Bernard Mevs in Haiti Hospital employees Bernard Hospital Haiti shut down the hospital after one of the leading doctors was kidnapped on his way to work early Friday morning. more »

Les superpuissances mondiales devraient monter sur leurs navires de guerre et attaquer le coronavirus, a declare mon pere de 85 ans

Les puissances mondiales sont tellement occupées à créer de grandes armes de destruction massive et elles ne peuvent même pas détruire un petit virus, a déclaré mon père de 85 ans. more »